China Primary School observes 100th day of school

Mrs. Eaton’s first grade class, at China Primary School, celebrated the 100th day of school. They rotated through stations such as making 100 gumball machines, stacking and ordering 100 cups in number order, making the number 100 with 100 Legos, following pattern block templates with 100 pattern blocks, and so on! The class enjoyed celebrating being one hundred days smarter in first grade!

Give Us Your Best Shot! for Thursday, January 25, 2024

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FLOCKING TOGETHER: Pat Clark, of Palermo, snapped this flock of blue jays feeding on the ground.

CRYSTAL CLEAR: Emily Poulin, of South China, photographed this ice crystal on the hood of her car.

OH, HONEY!: Tracy Chadbourne, captured this honey bee enjoying some nectar.

PHOTOS: Looking back to a month ago

Even though it happened a month ago, above, the flooding of Halifax Park, in Winslow, at the confluence of the Kennebec and Sebasticook rivers, and below, the water up to the decking of the bridges on Bay Street. (photos by Galen Neal)


PHOTO: Sunset at Monument Park

Janice Clowes, president of the Vassalboro Historical Society, captured the silhouette of the monument in the park, next to the historical society building.

PHOTO: Concert raises funds for Operation Hope

Steve Fotter, right, and his crew hosted the Warming Up For Christmas Concert, on Saturday, November 18, at the Williamson Performing Arts Center, in Fairfield. The event raised $17,500 for Operation Hope. Waterville Police Chief William Bonney, center, and the Operation HOPE crew are seen on stage praising Steve Fotter for his amazing efforts to raise funds for their lifesaving program. (photo by Mark Huard/ Central Maine Photography)

PHOTOS: Winter Wonderland

Garth Bammer, of China, took this photo on the Little Andros­coggin River, in Auburn.

Left, Raya, 10, and Ivy Belisle, 7, of Waterville, built a snowman following the season’s first storm on December 4. Middle, Kara Brennan, 4, of Waterville, with her snowman, and brother, Jack, 8, right, with his masterpiece. (photos by Mark Huard)

PHOTOS: First snowmen of the year

Left photo, Asher, Gideon and Joseph Alix with their Thanksgiving snowman from the first snowfall of the year. Right, Emma, 2, and Parker, 9, Robbins, of Skowhegan, show off their snowman. (photos by Central Maine Photography)

PHOTO: Youth action on the gridiron

Messalonskee Youth Football 5/6 Red team member, Peter McLaughlin (33), running down field while Augusta Jr. Rams Liam Ferran (48) goes for the tackle, in football action earlier this fall. (photo by Galen Neal, Central Maine Photography)

PHOTO: Class B North champions

The Lawrence Bulldogs defeated Cony, 27-7, in the Northern Maine Class B Championship game played in Winthrop, on November 11. The Lawrence Bulldogs now hold the 2023 Northern Maine Class B title, and will be playing in the state championship game on Saturday, November, 18, at Fitzpatrick Stadium, in Portland. Game time is 2:30 p.m. (photo by Ramey Stevens/ Central Maine Photography)

PHOTO: Harvesting success

Reese O’Brien became a member of the Big Buck Club of Maine on Saturday October 21, the second day of the youth hunt, when he harvested an eight point Buck which weighed 200 lbs in Vassalboro. This was the third deer that Reese has harvested since he started hunting. Reese is from Winslow and was being mentored by his great-uncle Jim Rafuse. (contributed photo)